WELCOME TO THE ALTADENA LIBRARY CATALOG!

Due to the unhealthy air quality caused by smoke and ash from the Bobcat Fire, curbside services at both libraries have been suspended for the week of September 14 through 19. Phone reference at (626) 798-0833 and live chat at www.altadenalibrary.org are still available. Thank you for your understanding!

Jackson, Tiffany D.,

Let me hear a rhyme / Tiffany D. Jackson with lyrics by Malik "Malik-16" Sharif. - First edition. - 380 pages ; 21 cm

When a young black teen is murdered, his two best friends decide to keep his memory alive by promoting his music -- rhymes that could turn any hangout into a party -- with the help of his younger sister, Jasmine, who is out for justice. As the buzz builds, it forces Quadir, Jarrell, and Jasmine, to each confront the death in their own ways. Brooklyn, 1998. When their best friend Steph is killed, Quadir and Jarrell don't want his tracks to lie forgotten. They know his beats could turn any Bed-Stuy corner into a celebration. With the help of Steph's younger sister, Jasmine, they come up with a plan to promote Steph's music under a new rap name: The Architect. When his mixtape catches the attention of a hotheaded music rep and, the trio must race to prove Steph's talent from beyond the grave. In doing so, they are forced to confront the truth about what happened to Steph. Only each has something to hide... and a lot to lose. -- adapted from jacket

9780062840325 0062840320

2018968472


Rap musicians--New York (State)--New York--Fiction.
Teenagers--Death--Fiction.
Hoaxes--Fiction.


Young adult fiction.
Novels.
Novels.
Historical fiction.

PZ7.1.J353 / Le 2019

[Fic]